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College Graduates Boomerang Kids

So Boomerang Kids, You Want To Move Back Home? Really?

Next Avenue | Suzanne Gerber | Posted 09.11.2013 | Fifty

Last week, Minneapolis’ StarTribune.com ran an article by Emily Cain, a local freelance writer who also, as they put it, “happens to be a boomeran...

How Close Is Too Close To Your Grown Kids?

Jane Adams Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2012 | Fifty
Jane Adams Ph.D.

Whether or not it's actually a "sandwich," post 50s caught between caring for their elderly parents and helping you out may not be enjoying it quite as much as they tell researchers they are. Like many post-parents, when it comes to their grown kids, they either lie or brag, and sometimes do both.

Boomerang Kids: Coming To A Couch Near You

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 08.11.2012 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

My friend leans forward, gripping her latte with both hands. "He looked so peaceful, lying there on the couch with an afghan bunched under his head," she said. "I could hear him snoring slightly -- just like he did when he was a baby. Sound asleep. And you know what? I just wanted to smack him on the head and scream 'Get up! Get up! Get your lazy ass up and do something!'"